Monthly Archives: January 2011

well, she always did prefer toy cars over dolls…

When I was pregnant with Alex, I had an amnio and they told me she was a girl.  I was a little confused. It never occurred to me that I wouldn’t have a son, and I had no idea what … Continue reading

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oh, and there was cake

In my excitement this week about thrifting and recrafting, homemade rust and the 200th episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter, plus Leslie’s awesome photo on Coffee|Served Daily, I almost forgot to report on Alex’s birthday. It was swell. She has … Continue reading

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lust for rust

I am a longtime fan of rust. I collect rust, and I lust for rust. I always thought my rust had to be acquired. Then last October we were invited to a home of someone who made rust. I wrote … Continue reading

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the crafty sisterhood

I had no idea what I was getting into. Only that my friend Monica was picking me up at 8:30 Saturday morning (along with our college friend Leslie, and my new friend Dorothy) to meet Monica’s sister Melissa, and then … Continue reading

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baby love

Woohee, it was a full weekend. It was a weekend in three part harmony…recrafting with the sisterhood, meeting baby Avery, and Alex’s birthday. I envisioned sharing it with you bit by bit. But it’s Monday morning (way too soon, by … Continue reading

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from zero to seventeen in a minute

Miss Alex is going to be 17 on Sunday. How did that happen? She flew into the world, stronger and fiestier than a 4 1/2 pound baby had the right to be. Here she is with Kate’s doll, Peg (named … Continue reading

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once a virgo, always a virgo

The universe as wobbled. Astrological signs have shifted. It was dinner time banter last night. Alex said, “But I love being an Aquarius.” And Steve is clearly a Libra. Well, maybe not so clearly (a little Libra humor there).  But … Continue reading

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